What Does AGGRO Mean in a Text?

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If you're new to gaming, then there is more to learn than just a game's moves and strategy. Gamers should also be familiar with gaming slang, which has around 200 terms in common usage, many of which are difficult for new players to guess. But, you should persevere. Understanding gaming jargon improves collaboration by helping gamers to convey complex strategies, emotions, and actions quickly. Here is the term you care about:

AGGRO means "Aggravation, Aggression, Trouble."

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The abbreviation AGGRO is used in general speech and particularly in gaming circles with the meaning "Aggravation, Aggression, Trouble." The term possibly originated in the late 1960s, as British slang for fighting, particularly amongst rival gangs, especially football (soccer) fans. AGGRO is now more commonly used in gaming circles, to refer attacks on a player by hostile NPCs (Non-Player Characters). AGGRO is also commonly spelled AGRO.

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When I write AGGRO, I mean this:

meaning of AGGRO

In gaming, the idea is usually to avoid AGGRO.

Summary of Key Points

"Aggravation, Aggression, Trouble" is, by far, the most common meaning for AGGRO when it is used in a text. (Bear in mind that it could have another meaning if used in a different context.)
Definition:Aggravation, Aggression, Trouble
Type:Slang Word (Contraction)
Guessability:guessability level 1
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of AGGRO in Sentences

Here are examples of AGGRO in conversations:
  • Jolie: Watch out for the zombies in here. We don't need any AGGRO.
  • Tommy: Ha! They don't scare me. AGGRO is my middle name.
  • English Soccer Fan 1 (chanting): A-G, A-G-R, A-G-R-O - AGRO!
  • English Soccer Fan 2: Sit down and drink your lemonade.

Example of AGGRO Used in a Text

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